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Lead Pilot Line Technician

Posted 10 Aug 2018

Burlington, Ontario - Canada

Req Id 178982


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role: You will be part of a highly motivated, agile and ambitious team of 15 employees responsible for development and manufacturing of innovative membrane products for bioprocessing applications (e.g. antibody and vaccine purification) based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.


Who you are:

  • Ensure raw materials and provisions are available to meet production requirements
  • Perform all unit operations involved in membrane production
  • Perform characterization of membranes using various laboratory techniques
  • Record and document all activities and results according to company standards
  • Provide direction to other technicians in the membrane area
  • Assist in the execution of process development experiments at pilot and bench scale
  • Assist in the development of process and equipment documentation
  • Troubleshoot problems encountered during membrane production and development experiments
  • Maintain operating areas in a high degree of cleanliness
  • A diploma in chemical engineering or chemistry
  • 5-7 years related experience in a high-value production environment or laboratory, preferably in Life Sciences
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 15 kgs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven ability to adapt to change
  • Proven ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Experience in the following areas would be considered an asset:
    • Familiarity with clean room operations
    • Roll goods / web-based manufacturing

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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